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'dell, of venturebeat.com. as well as john myers, kxtv political editor joining us from sacramento. governor jerry brown struck a confident tone on thursday, applauding lawmakers and voters for making tough decisions to balance california's budget. he also pushed for his priorities including education and regulatory reform. now, john, how would you rate his speech and what left the biggest impressions on you? >> well, you know, rating the speech, a speech from jerry brown is really tough to do because it's unlike any other speech you get from any other governor. how many governors go from the book of genesis to "the little engine that could" in one 25-minute speech? this was a vintage jerry brown speech. i think really what you saw here was a little bit of the governor running a victory lap. proposition 30 passed. temporary taxes passed. the budget looks a lot better. i think this was the governor's chance to pivot, to pivot to talking about what makes california great, how we get them back on track. don't worry, we're getting there. so i took this as a real optimistic speech with a lot of details, a lo
will have a balanced budget if you pass the tax increase. >> we were in sacramento on monday when the legislature all got back together, a lot of new members up there. you couldn't recognize half of them. but there's also -- i already saw the lobbyists in the halls and there's going to be a pushback to start spending money again after the years of drought and that is going to be a challenge for you folks up there. >> it certainly will be a challenge and i think the governor has resolved not to do that. he said it a number of times in his budget statement on thursday but there will be testing and some legislators will try to test the resolve of the governor by bringing forth proposals and some of them it's hard to say "no" especially with the 2/3 of the legislature democrats and i think some proposals will go through i believe and i have confidence that the governor will veto it at the end of the day. >> time for one last question. what do you see as the biggest fight this session in sacramento? >> well, the biggest fight last year was pension
. it turned out to be rosie skies in sacramento again. how long is that going to last? >> that was a shark, too. >> exactly. >> after all the dismal predictions and we might have a surplus and that is coming up. >> first, the top story of the day. the 49ers are going to the nfc championship and that is going to be here after beating the green bay packers last night at candle stick park. >> and 9ers were down 7-0 early and ran for 181 yards, an nfl record. a 56-yard dash put the 49ers in front for good. the final score, niners 45; packers, 41 and during the win, san francisco police kicked 92 spectators out of the stadium and more arrested for public intoxication. they were hanging onef play. in san francisco, was to on and green bay scored first and can you hear the roaring in the second half. >> the best defense in the league and they're on top of their game tonight. they're so pumped up and they going to the super bowl. [ screaming ] >> so, the 49ers have made stronger believers of the fateful fans and there is a bigger game looming next sunday and we'll have more highlights in a few min
, have excellent water pressure! the sacramento kings will become the new seattle supersonics. >>> it's 6:24, new reports this morning that the sacramento kings will become the new seattle super sonics sources familiar with the decision tell the ap that the ma loof family is selling the entire stake in the team to a seattle investment deal. >>> and a great weekend for bay area sports fans and a local surfer is victorious at mavericks. they went head to head at half- moon bay. viewing was restricted to a hotel parking lot after authorities closed the beach and bluffs because of safety concerns. but thanks to a camera, the 30,000 spectators got close up experience and it was great. >> when they put it up a few minutes ago, i heard the people. it's freaky. and it's t just show es -- shows the awe f of how big it is. the winner, 43-year-old peter mel. and followed by zach and grant long coming in third. >>> surfing is back. so is hockey. >> that's right. if the sharks opening game performance is any indication of the entire season, it was worth the wait.
. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california lawmakers return to work in sacramento today for the first day of the session. democrats have a super majority in the assembly and senate. the first time since 1965. >> so much positive to do now and we will the time and the energy without the budget crisis overwhelming everything to focus on just that. >> i think we have to trust their word until proven. and i think it is clear, it is their show, and we will be right there. the republicans are. reminding them that they said they would work with everybody. >> republicans say they are waiting to see if democrats will restrain from spending. >>> apple reached a major milestone. users have downloaded 40 billion apps from the apple store. half of those were in 2012. a manager said developers made more than 7 billion dollars creating. apple stock followed the nasdaq today, slipping $3. that is a loss of half a percent. >>> nice day today. cold this morning, tomorrow morning, not quite as cold but it will get chilly. here is what i am tracking. gulf of alaska. it will come down like t
, putting the surplus at risk. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> transportation officials have approved a fair program -- fare program for low income passengers. the commission allocated $1.3 million to subsidize fares. under the program qualified riders pay $25 for a monthly pass instead of $70. >>> some homeowners in san francisco are upset about people paving over their yards to create more parking spaces. it was banned in 2002 but that hasn't stoped some people. one said it is causing problems with sewer flooding. >> greenery absorbs water that doesn't run into the drains. >> flooded sewers spilled raw sewage in november. homeowners could be fined. >>> they are calling it a revolution tonight in one san francisco neighborhood. a healthy food revolution. poor diet has hurt people for years. new tonight at 6:00 p.m. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is here with a new partnership saving money and lives. >> reporter: here in the bay view district, one of 24 corner markets in this african american community. pass the cookies, candies and snack food. fr
-50s toward the bay bridge. ,, ,,,,,,,, this week - an upeat govern brown in sacramento. his state of the state addr- optimistic....with the s et in the black fo >>> this week, we saw an upbeat governor brown in sacramento. the state-of-the-state address is optimistic with the state budget in the black the first time in more than a decade. >> california's back, its budget is balanced and we're on the move. i think i k. we're going to get over the mountain. have no doubt about it. >> and his forecast for california, the good times are around the corner. >> and he said they're more than around the corner but the straightaway and we have turned and asked, informed the mayor and state ash semibly speaker brown and joe garafoli, how much of this is real and is about jerry brown himself? what was their read on? and who was the governor tacking to? >> i think he was talking to the people in washington and in particular tex, the people in iowa. >> wait a minute, are you saying this is a kickoff for the presidential bid? >> i think he was demonstrating clearly in 2013, the measure -- their
in sacramento. that's one of the reasons why he's sort of an ideal chairman. he is a realist. he wants to get moderates into the party. he's not just -- he's not somebody who's just in the base sort of talk to himself. he's sick of the circular firing squad. so i think jim brolty is sort of kind of old-fashioned politics that we all now talk about that's so great. >> republican party is in the cellar in california, lowest level ever, 30% of the voters. this is a huge job for anybody. a lot of people feel if anybody can do it, jim can. he has lot of respect, a lot of contacts and donors. >> the chairmanship gets filled in march. thank you both for joining us. great to have you on the show. carla marinucci and debra saunders. that's all for tonight. visit us at kqed.org/thisweek for past episodes and segments, to subscribe to our pod cast and to share your story ideas. thanks for watching. good night. gwen: to oath of office, a big parade, two gala balls, and parties galore. then after the inauguration the hard part starts. that's what we'll tackle tonight on "washington week." the president's
jerry brown is delivering the state of the state address this morning in sacramento. this is the third since becoming governor again. the been governor brown is expected about a common system for water in the central valley in breaking ground this year on what would be the nation's first high-speed rail system. ever been telling a school finances also something is expected to talk about. the beat we are falling a developing story at of marin county. here is a live look at a picture at of a greenbrae crews are working on repairing damage caused by water main break. had been acting is that enough villa la cumbre and elisioi drive. the it broke with water spilling into the streets. the latter has been turned off and has not been a big story about a dozen homes in the area. " the where it the road may buckle and currently is not possible. at this hour, the water is it hard off and about a dozen people are without water. the been pipes have been stalled in the well and prove--in this morning that i to think it will be studying it as the nation today and another landed well and there's for m
for sacramento. pinpoint forecast, we'll look at readings 50 everywhere. cooler than yesterday. still at the shoreline, 54 at pacifica. temperatures warming up into the 50s by the end of the week, into next weekend, more sunshine and a forecasted high of about 60 degrees. that's the weather. as for the decline of what used to be the biggest company. >>> apple fans may be keeping tabs on any naps organ news released. it will take stage. he will talk about his experience as steve jobs. apple disappointed wall street with the greatest report. >> netflix brought in an income of nearly $8 million. it's still big questions out there. far look behind the numbers, personal tech columnist for the mercury news. what is going on with apple? >> apple is going through a transition period now. they are moving for high growth. they've been growing at something like 80% revenue year over year growth. phenomenal growth and they're slowing down. their revenue grew this past corner. but their earnings didn't grow at all. they're predicting the next quarter, they'
in the farming community about 30 miles south of downtown sacramento. police say officer kevin tonk confronted the suspect. other officers moved in on the gunman. >> suspect then fired several rounds back at one of the officers. and then shortly turned away and then turned back around and turned the gun on himself. >> police have not released the name of the suspect. >>> a gruesome discovery in the north bay. a body is found in the trunk of a bar. the gold sedan was parked in a no parking zone north of east cotati avenue. rita, you've learned the name of the victim and his link to a previous case. >> that's right. >> reporter: it's a rather intriguing case. a body stuffed in the trunk of a car parked in a rather well traveled area. it was here on petaluma hill road at east cotati avenue, not on the sonoma state campus, but right across the street from it. >> i saw it parked there. >> reporter: lawrence ricardo was returning from winter break sunday when he says he noticed the gold car here in a no parking area. at first he thought it was for sale. now he knows it had a body in the trunk. >> i
of the dollars. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and at ktvu.com we posted more video of the governor's state of state address. look for the video player right there on our home page. >>> the district attorney has decided she will not bring charges against senior officials at a state park's department for hiding millions of the dollars in state funds. a report from california's attorney general accused state park officials of keeping a secret slush fund even as they threatened to close seven state parks because of funds. camela harris forwarded the report to the d. a however the d.a.'s office now says it would be difficult to prove wrong doing plus the money was never spent and nobody profited from the scream. >>> i've seen him some where. >> ktvu shows you the sketch of an attempted kidnap suspect. tonight see the video of how the victim escaped. >>> san jose finally gets their sharks but are they going to have to pay for the lock out. >> and the areas that could have rain in the morning. >>> black and teal is back. the san jose sharks return to hp pavilion tonight a
. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and at ktvu.com we posted more video of the governor's state of state address. look for the video player right there on our home page. >>> the district attorney has decided she will not bring charges against senior officials at a state park's department for hiding millions of the dollars in state funds. a report from california's attorney general accused state park officials of keeping a secret slush fund even as they threatened to close seven state parks because of funds. camela harris forwarded the report to the d. a however the d.a.'s office now says it would be difficult to prove wrong doing plus the money was never spent and nobody profited from the scream. >>> i've seen him some where. >> ktvu shows you the sketch of an attempted kidnap ?v >>> black and teal is back. the san jose sharks return to hp pavilion tonight after a four month lock out. ktvu's matt keller is live in san jose and tells us fans and busies -- businesses could not be happier even if it is a shortened season. reporter>> fans are very happy out here. the shark
violence. how else can you get it? i took the republicans to my law office in sacramento on more than one occasion. i got them expensive wine. i met their wives i went to their homes and offices. they came down to meet with me on sunday morning, in the evening. here's problem. the republicans are in different localities than the democrats. they're not even in san francisco. they're not in los angeles. they're in fresno. they're in bakersfield. those people in that community are more conservative. they don't want any taxes. the tax word is very powerful. for the republicans they're doing what their neighbors and constituents want. >> reporter: it doesn't sound like you think at least on the state level and maybe on the federal level that this ideological split, the republicans, democrats, at a party and so forth it doesn't sound like you have a lot of hope that that could be bridged. >> i'm a very hopeful person and i'm optimistic about california that we found a way around the log jam. but i have to tell you the ideology of the republicans is different than the democrats. they don't mind
project underneath the sacramento san joaquin delta that would transport water from the north to the southern portions of the state and restore thousands of acres of delta habitat. the governor compared the project's cost to the olympics. >> olympics lasted a short while and cost $14 billion, about the same cost of this project, but this project will serve californians for hundreds of years. >> the problem here is that few estimates put the tunnel proposal at $14 billion. a report published a few months ago by econ northwest, an independent economic consulting group based out of state, put the project's low cost scenario at $21 billion with a high cost scenario approaching 70 billion. we spoke with nick de coachchy, member of an environmental water caucus representing dozens of environmental groups about the project's true costs. >> we estimate the total cost to recover the delta, including the tunnels, is somewhere between $50 billion and $60 billion. billion, b as in boy. >> and questionable numbers don't just apply to the water tunnel project. brown also told californians t
news what is happening in sacramento with gov. jerry brown riddling the new state budget. california's fiscal outlook is looking brighter. >> the governor has $6 billion in new tax revenue from the border improved tax increases on high-income earners and the state sales tax increase. >> is expected to be the first time in many years that the state does not have to face drastic budget cuts. >> the governor to announce increase spending on education in with all the new revenue governor state budget deficit is still projected to be around $2 billion, according to the legislative analysis office. >> and laws and settlement with the family who lost a mother and daughter and the san bruno pipe explosion in 2010. >> mandates that pg&e must take extra safety precautions. >> the settlement with the greig family requires that the utility to calculate a minimum safe life span for pipes in populated areas. >> the move is expected to help prevent another similar tha disaster. >> under the agreement, the utility will give the family reports on progress. >> pg&e also made an undisclosed payment to
court in sacramento. it accuses armstrong of fraud and false advertising, among other things. the californians behind the lawsuit say his books - "it's not about the bike" - and "every second counts" were full of lies. and they were supposedly real-life accounts of his accomplishments. armstrong has admitted to doping throughout his career. >> pam: right now -- new lights now in place on the bay bridge. this is video from a test - run last night. the lights chase each other across the bridge, depending on the speed of traffic. kron4's justine waldman talked with the man. who is behind turning the bridge into the world's largest light sculpture. (jw) the new bay bridge lights-cgpkg >> reporter: this is how the bay bridge looks now. but in a few weeks. it will look like this. the bay lights project. is contemoray art. a network of 25-thousand programmable white l-e-d lights that will move in patterns and dance across >> "shine some light on it." >> reporter: the man behind the project. ben davis. tells me. why he wanted the bay brige as a canvass. >> "the bay bridge is our brid
. >> now, you alluded to this in terms of looking down the road but the "sacramento bee" quoted one expert who said it is too soon to draw any conclusions and that budget estimates, estimates are often wildly off. so is there truth to that? could this actually when playing out not look as good down the road? >> of course it could. and i read that quote, my first thought was that's a critique you could level at any budget at any state or any federal government or any country. basically, these budget agreements are agreements that a legislature makes at a point in time. next year's leng slach could come back and change that. i think the case of california you have to look at two things. one is that some of these revenues come from -- a non-trivial amount of theechblz v revenues come from the folks at the very high end of the income scale. if they stop going as well that's could be a constraint. and of course the spending cuts have to hold. we have a legislature there that's 2/3 democrat. they've already been making some noise about taking back some of those cuts. so it's definitely worth wat
. coming up on our 11:00 newscast, we'll have a live report from sacramento, one to watch. >>> also watching the forecast. we'll leave that to meteorologist christina loren. >> hey, good morning to you, laura. good morning to you at home. unsettled weather the next few days means you might get caught under a light shower or two but we're not expecting anything heavy. don't cancel your outdoor plans, just count on slick conditions for the morning drive. tomorrow morning we'll see a few more showers and clear you out at the start of next week. hope you have a fantastic day. >>> back with more on today on this thursday morning, the 24th day of january, 2013. nice to see heart and souls out there on the plaza braving another cold day. mostly jason kennedy. >> the fan club. >> exactly. >> so nice. >> three who showed up. inside studio 1a i am willie geist with savannah, al, and natalie morales. right to today's take 3. take one, hillary clinton on capitol hill yesterday testifying before air senate panel about the attacks in benghazi, libya, september 11th of this year, highly charged af
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